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Nature Center & Observatory

Observe the Moon, Stars and Planets

The Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory are independent non-profits that offers education and insight into the natural world that surrounds the Sunriver area.

OREGON OBSERVATORY
Enjoy an evening of wonder and exploration under starry Central Oregon skies at the Sunriver Observatory. Staff and volunteers provide a relaxed and fun atmosphere for observing the moon, stars, planets, nebulae, and galaxies - including our own Milky Way galaxy. Stargazing, educational presentations and daytime solar viewing are available for the entire family.

DAYTIME SOLAR VIEWINGS | Daily 11am - 2pm
Head over to the Oregon Observatory for solar viewing every day during the summer. See the sun through our filtered telescopes to get an unbelievable, and safe view, of the Sun (as you have no doubt been told many times, do not look directly at the sun without proper equipment).

NIGHT-TIME SKY VIEWINGS | Tuesdays - Sundays 9pm - 11pm
For the best sightseeing in Sunriver, you have to come out at night! Head over to the Oregon Observatory for night viewing and gaze into the skies with a guided constellation tour and expert assistance.Whether you're an accomplished astronomer or a first timer, you'll be amazed by the views we have to offer.

For information and hours of operation please call the Sunriver Observatory at 541-598-4406 or visit oregonobservatory.org.

SUNRIVER NATURE CENTER
Visitors can learn about native plants and live animal species through year-round educational programs and interpretive exhibits. Strolls along the nature trail and botanical garden are also popular things to do in Sunriver, Oregon.

For information about admission or hours call the Sunriver Nature Center at 541-593-4394 or visit sunrivernaturecenter.org.


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